JOSEPH J. RHOADES is the founder of the law firm Rhoades & Morrow LLC. Joe received his education at the University of Delaware (B.A.A.S., 1976) and the Delaware Law School of Widener University (J.D., Magna Cum Laude, 1981). Joe was a law clerk to the Honorable Henry R. Horsey, Supreme Court of the State of Delaware, from 1981 to 1982. Joe is a member of the American and Delaware State Bar Associations, the American Association for Justice (AAJ), the Delaware Trial Lawyers Association (DTLA) (Past President and Legislative Chair), the Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group (WILG) and the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). He is a former member of the State of Delaware Workers’ Compensation Health Care Advisory Panel, serving as the Panel’s Chair, as well the State of Delaware Workers’ Compensation Task Force. Joe is the Injured Workers’ Representative on the State of Delaware Workers’ Compensation Oversight Panel and is currently serving as the Panel’s Chair. He also serves as the Vice Chair of the State of Delaware Superior Court Civil Rules Committee.
Joe has been a Guardian ad Litem for foster children in the State of Delaware Family Court for over 20 years and also serves on the Board of Directors of Action for Delaware’s Children, a not-for-profit organization which advocates for Delaware’s children, especially those living in poverty.